Smith, D. & Pearson, R. A. (2002). Factors affecting the survival of donkeys in semi-arid regions of Sub-Saharan Africa. ISBN 0-907146-17-1
Paper published in PEARSON, R.A., FIELDING, D. and TABBAA, D. Eds. (2003). Fourth International Colloquium on Working Equines. Proceedings of an International Colloquium held ...
Smith, D. (2004). Key ingredients in the integration of crop and livestock systems of Africa
Wood, S. J., Smith, D., Muir, C. J. & Cuddeford, D. (2006). Seasonal variation of digestible energy requirements of mature donkeys in the UK. In Pearson, R. A., Muir, C. J. & Farrow, M. (Eds.)
At present there are no published feeding guidelines specific to donkeys. Current recommendations are to feed 0.75 of horse energy needs on a body weight basis. However, it ha...
Fraser, M., Girling, S. J. & Innes, E. A. (2014). An examination of current attitudes towards wildlife and disease transmission within the Scottish farming community
Agriculture and wildlife live together in our countryside and disease transmission occurs between them. For farmers this can represent an economical loss as well as animal wel...
Smith, D. & Hollands, T. (2008). A preliminary study to investigate the physical activity, sedentary behaviour and energy balance in the grazing horse; potential opportunities to manage weight
Smith, D., Nahius, A. & Archibald, R. F. (1993). A comparison of the energy requirements for work in donkeys, ponies and cattle. In Working Equines. Second International Colloqium, Rabat, Morrocco, April 20 -22 1994, 17-22
Smith, D., Cuddeford, D., Mayes, R. & Hollands, T. (2006). The dry matter intake of grazing horses
Santos, S. A., Smith, D. & Costa, C. (2000). Avaliação do padrão circadiano das atividades de alimentação e ruminação de bovinos no pantanal pelo uso de aparelho registrador eletrônico portátil. In 38a Reuni, 2-6
Smith, D., Pearson, R. A. & Campbell, I. (1992). Changes in food intake and ingestive behaviour of draught cattle and buffalo associated with work
Wood, S. J., Smith, D., Muir, C. J., Oliver, J. & Cuddeford, D. (2006). The effect of pasture restriction on dry matter intake by foraging donkeys in the UK. In Pearson, R. A., Muir, C. J. & Farrow, M. (Eds.)
Measuring daily food intake of foraging animals is essential if accurate feeding rations are to be implemented. The alkane technique, which has recently been validated in equi...
Ballantyne, G., Baldock, K. C. R., Rendell, L. & Willmer, P. (2017). Pollinator importance networks illustrate the crucial value of bees in a highly speciose plant community. Scientific Reports. 7(1)doi:10.1038/s41598-017-08798-x. ISSN 2045-2322
Accurate predictions of pollination service delivery require a comprehensive understanding of the interactions between plants and flower visitors. To improve measurements of p...
Vitikainen, E. I. K., Marshall, H. H., Thompson, F. J., Sanderson, J. L., Bell, M. B. V., Gilchrist, J. S., …Cant, M. A. (2017). Biased escorts: offspring sex, not relatedness explains alloparental care patterns in a cooperative breeder. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284(1854), 20162384. doi:10.1098/rspb.2016.2384. ISSN 0962-8452
Kin selection theory predicts that animals should direct costly care where inclusive fitness gains are highest. Individuals may achieve this by directing care at closer relati...
Reid, J., Scott, E. M., Calvo, G. & Nolan, A. M. (2017). Definitive Glasgow acute pain scale for cats: validation and intervention level. Veterinary Record. , vetrec-2016-104208. doi:10.1136/vr.104208. ISSN 0042-4900
Fraser, M., Beverly, F. & Wood, B. (2014). An examination of perioperative temperature fluctuations in canine patients undergoing routine neutering. Veterinary Nurse. 6, 124-128. doi:10.12968/vetn.2015.6.2.124. ISSN 2044-0065
To examine the fluctuations in body temperature in dogs undergoing routine neutering both during surgery and in the recovery phase.
Utilising a convenienc...
Smith, D. & Burden, F. (2012). Practical Donkey and Mule Nutrition (Chapter 16). In Geor, R. J., Coenen, M. & Harris, P. (Eds.). Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition: Health, Welfare and Performance, 106-140. Saunders. ISBN 978-0702034220